The Ryan Independent

Commentary on global, federal, state and local issues from Brisbane's western suburbs

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Sunday morning miscellany.

November 4th, 2007 · No Comments · Posts

For a change, this morning I’ll comment just in brief on four items from this morning’s media: 1. Labor first-home buyer tax breaks. In its version of the Government’s first-time home-buyer scheme, Labor also takes an unimaginative and not very effective path. Houses will not be made more affordable by policies that bid up house [...]

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Local telecommuting.

November 2nd, 2007 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Australia’s cities struggle with traffic congestion, with Brisbane’s western corridor clearly coping badly. Everyone has an awareness that trundling into town in 1,500 kg of steel, with no passengers, using an expensive liquid whose price is increasing and supply is insecure, is not very sensible. This is before we even touch the issue of greenhouse [...]

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